Arrival Information

How to prepare for your Disneyland arrival day!

December 7th, 2017|Categories: Arrival Information, Disney College Program, Housing, Uncategorized|

The magic of the holiday season is all around us at Disneyland and all of the joy and happiness in the air makes this my favorite time of the year. [...]

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Arrivals memories – #TBT to 2009

May 24th, 2017|Categories: Arrival Information, History|Tags: , , , , |

Whether it’s your first Disney College Program or your fourth, there’s one day that likely stands above the rest in terms of excitement and anticipation: your arrival day! Getting the [...]

Cleanliness inspections – True or False?

April 27th, 2017|Categories: Arrival Information, Housing|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The rumors are true, friends—cleanliness inspections are conducted on a regular basis here in Disney Housing. The purpose is not only to make sure your apartment is “show-ready,” especially since [...]

Program Guide: Your #1 Resource

March 6th, 2017|Categories: Arrival Information, Cast Member Resource|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Picture this: It is the first day of your Disney College or International Program. You pull into your new apartment complex and step out of your car. You’re immediately [...]

Disney character quotes for all your first week feels

January 27th, 2017|Categories: Arrival Information|Tags: , , , , |

Participants count down the months, weeks, even hours until they arrive and become cast members! Once you’ve arrived it’s hard to begin to explain the amazing emotional rollercoaster that is [...]

What to expect when you arrive for the Disney College Program

January 6th, 2017|Categories: Arrival Information|Tags: , , , |

Congratulations to those of you who have been accepted for the Spring or Spring Advantage Disney College Program! It has become increasingly competitive to gain acceptance into the program, so [...]

Dear diary, today I became a cast member: Program lessons from “The Princess Diaries”

November 14th, 2016|Categories: Arrival Information, Testimonials|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ask someone to name a Disney princess and the responses will probably be Belle, Ariel, Rapunzel and the like. However, there’s one Disney princess many forget to mention: the frizzy-haired, [...]

FAQs about Complimentary Admission: East Coast Edition

November 4th, 2016|Categories: Arrival Information, Cast Member Resource|Tags: , , , |

While working at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida comes with many perks, complimentary admission to our theme parks seems to be a favorite among our College and International [...]

A story of a carefree DORMS experience

September 6th, 2016|Categories: Arrival Information, Housing|Tags: , , , , , , |

Once upon a time, two ladies named Emily and Kristina applied to the Disney College Program at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. Emily was selected to be [...]

Disneyland welcomes our newest group of Disney College Program participants

September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Arrival Information, Disney College Program|Tags: , , , , , |

Last month, our Disney College Program cast members in California celebrated one of the best days of the year…arrival day! Welcoming over 250 new cast members to the Disneyland Resort [...]